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David MacLennan Award 2023/24

Tue 31st October 2023

Submissions are now open for the David MacLennan Award 2023/24!

In honour of our late founder and his unrelenting belief that anyone could give theatre a go, this prize is about uncovering new writing talent in Scotland and giving an opportunity to someone who has never written a professionally produced play before.

The winner will have their work developed and presented as part of A Play, A Pie and A Pint (PPP)’s Autumn 2024 season at Oran Mor, Glasgow.

What: £1850* licence fee and play produced at PPP in November 2024 

Who: A Scottish based writer, 18+, who has never had their work professionally produced 

Application: 2 page treatment and 5 page play extract 

Deadline: Monday 8th January 2024  

How: Email Subject ‘David MacLennan Award’ 

At the heart of this prize is the principal that anyone can enter and we hope that this award will serve as a starting point for a new writer to find their voice and have their work seen by the public in a professional production.

Download the application pack here for more information and timelines.

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